Posted on 07/06/2016 in General news
Onespacemedia are proud to announce the launch of a brand new microsite, showcasing some of the most exciting innovations in the second print edition of The Cambridge Phenomenon.
The book explores the design, development and impact of world-changing innovations in technology and life science, which have their roots right here in Cambridge. The site showcases some of the book’s most commercially successful innovations, alongside videos and links to each product’s global impact.
Still changing the world
The Cambridge Phenomenon microsite showcases firsts in transplant surgery, as well as globally significant contributions to communications, gaming and medicine.
Raspberry Pi, is a fully-customisable, palm-sized computer designed to teach children how to code. The device, which was conceived at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory in 2008, has been programmed to work by children as young as five, and has even gone into space with British astronaut Tim Peake.
Combining medicine and technology, the tHaler by Cambridge Consultants — which features as part of the showcase — teaches inhaler users how to self-medicate more effectively. According to research led by Cambridge Consultants, three quarters of inhaler users are currently getting inadequate doses of medication due to improper use.
To find out more about Cambridge’s incredible contribution to the world of science, medicine and technology, visit the Cambridge Phenomenon site here.